CASS COUNTY, Iowa — A truck driver died last night after crashing off Interstate 80 in Cass County.
According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol 68-year old Gerald Calaway was traveling westbound on Interstate 80 when he lost control near mile marker 72. Calaway crashed into the media where his truck continued for nearly 1,000 feet when it slid down a ditch leading to 770th street where it passed under I-80.
Authorities found Calaway pinned under the steering column of his truck. He was cut free and taken to Cass County Hospital where he passed away. No one else was injured in the crash.